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e-Disclosure Services

Contract ID: RM3717

Start Date: 01/06/2017

End Date: 01/06/2019

Description

Synopsis: E-disclosure services for all public sector. You can choose an end-to-end service up to and including top secret, or component parts of disclosure.

 

Full description: This framework provides e-disclosure and e-discovery services to all public sector customers, including central government and wider public sector. It was designed with input from government customers and suppliers.

You can select an end-to-end service or buy component parts of a disclosure procedure from a menu. The frameworks offers a streamlined procurement process, a range of market leading suppliers and fixed rates for standard services. You can buy through a direct award (appoint a supplier without a bidding competition) based on fixed framework rates. Or you can run a further competition.

This agreement replaces the previous CCS e-disclosure framework RM924.

 

 

Benefits

  • Reduced time to engage supplier(s), reduce costs and improve time to court
  • Capped, competitive rates which can be reduced through further competitionIncreased number of suppliers, including blue chip market leaders and small suppliers
  • Menu so you can buy an end-to-end service or component parts of disclosure
  • End-to-end service for documents and data with security classification up to and including Secret and Top Secret
  • Suppliers obliged to improve continuously
  • Facility for yearly price benchmarking.

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Access

Read the customer guidance in the attached documents.

Direct award
Read the ordering procedure (schedule 5 of the agreement), if you plan to use direct award.

Further competition
Guidance can be found in schedule 5 of the agreement. If you use further competition, you will need an eSourcing portal, such as the CCS eSourcing portal, which contains competition templates. Please consult the customer guidance for help with registration and navigation.

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Savings

Savings are assumed at an agreed rate of 10% in 2016/17 and diminishing to 5% by 2019/20. 

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Background

The agreement was developed to replace RM924, through market engagemet and in partnership with key stakeholders the Government Legal Department.

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Lot details

Lot Number Lot Name Lot Category Number of Suppliers Contract Expiry
All suppliers 11 - click here to view suppliers
1 Low Volume Work Service Package Professional Services 5 - click here to view suppliers 01/06/2019
2 End to End Service Package Professional Services 4 - click here to view suppliers 01/06/2019
3 Project Management & Advice Professional Services 4 - click here to view suppliers 01/06/2019
4 Data Preservation & Collection Professional Services 5 - click here to view suppliers 01/06/2019
5 Document Processing Professional Services 5 - click here to view suppliers 01/06/2019
6 Document Review & Document Production Professional Services 4 - click here to view suppliers 01/06/2019
7 Disclosure from Other Opponent Parties Professional Services 5 - click here to view suppliers 01/06/2019
8 Presentation at Trial Professional Services 4 - click here to view suppliers 01/06/2019
9 End to End Service (up to and including 'Secret' and 'Top Secret') Professional Services 3 - click here to view suppliers 01/06/2019

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Framework Manager Contact Details

Nicola Murray

info@crowncommercial.gov.uk

0345 410 2222

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